Friday, April 12, 2013

April 12: All open poetry reading on death and taxes! and money! Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC

Three Rooms Press presents The (bi) Monthly at Cornelia Street Cafe In honor of National Poetry Month and Tax Day

Gimme Shelters:

Right Ons and Write Offs

All-open poetry reading on the theme of taxes, tax shelters & the pros & cons of money

Friday, APRIL 12, 6 pm Cornelia Street Cafe 29 Cornelia Street (between Bleecker and W. 4th St.) SPECIAL DISCOUNT ADMISSION: $8 (includes a free drink)

The open poetry mic is back at this special edition of The Monthly! It's tax season AND National Poetry Month. Do poets know about money — or the lack thereof? You bet they do! Find out all points of view as Three Rooms Press presents "Gimme Shelters: Right Ons and Write Offs," with a special discount cover price of only $8 (includes a free drink). 

Special readings of poems on the topic of money by poetry masters including Langston Hughes, Harryette Mullen, John Ashberry, Philip Larkin, Shel Silverstein and more. Plus—door prizes and a CASH PRIZE giveaway! Bring your own poems to share, or just enjoy listening! Doors open at 5:45. Admission is $12, which includes a free drink. Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, in the West Village, between W. 4th Street at Bleecker ( 

Reservations and additional information: Gimme Shelters is the latest installment of The Monthly at Cornelia Street Cafe, a unique series curated by Three Rooms Press that brings together leading poets, intellectuals, performers and budding rebels on a different topic each month. Upcoming events include: MAY 3: HAVE A NYC 2 (readings of New York-based short stories! Special $8 cover charge); JUNE 7: HYDROGEN JUKEBOX (modern poetry performed to live rock band); JULY 5: INDEPENDENT PRESS FESTIVAL!

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